At Gikondo they beat us with clubs on our heads and the backs of our feet. They said that as long as we live on the streets, they will beat us.
– Former 15-year-old male Gikondo detainee, May 2019.
For over a…
When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.”
—Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014
We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
They came into my cell, took my handcuffs off and covered my eyes. Then they walked me out and into the bush on a path I did not know. They put me on my knees, tied a shirt around my arms and said, “Now it is too late for you.” They took out…
“We want to end impunity in Ivory Coast. No one is above the law. All those that committed blood crimes will be punished ... There will be no exceptions.”
—Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, Dakar, May…
Everyone here in Kigali can be arrested and taken to Kwa Kabuga.
When you spend a day without being arrested, you say God has been good.
−Former detainee in Gikondo Transit Center, Kigali, March 2014…
In October 2011, judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) authorized the court’s prosecutor to open an investigation into crimes committed during Côte d’Ivoire’s 2010-2011 post-election crisis. The crisis began after…
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Rwanda is about to complete one of the most
ambitious transitional justice experiments in…
Law and Reality
Judicial Reform in Rwanda
To the Rwandan
To the judicial
To the Rwandan
V. Justice for the
"There Will Be No Trial"
Police Killings of Detainees and
the Imposition of Collective Punishments
on Genocide Survivors and Gacaca
Killings of Detainees
of Detainees arrested by Soldiers…